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William S Pietrzak, Roy C Wiley, David L Ahlersmeyer: Method and apparatus for securing soft tissues, tendons and ligaments to bone. Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 18, 1996: US05527342 (387 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for securing soft tissues, tendons and ligaments to bone using a suture strand. The apparatus includes a spear member which is able to pierce and securely engage the bone. The spear member includes an eyelet which is able to carry the suture strand at a position along the midportion of ...


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Roy C Wiley: Suture anchor system. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 9, 1999: US05980558 (317 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor system adapted for securing a suture to a bone. The suture anchor system includes a suture anchor which retains a portion of the suture within the bone. A driver handle having a first end and second end with a bore passing therethrough receives a portion of the suture anchor at the f ...


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Leo A Whiteside, Roy C Wiley: Surgical instruments for hip revision. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 30, 1994: US05342366 (183 worldwide citation)

A modular hip prosthesis operable to engage the cortical material in a host femur having a metaphysis and an intramedullary canal. The modular hip prosthesis includes a modular metaphyseal segment which is able to be inserted into the metaphysis of the host femur. The modular metaphyseal segment inc ...


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Roy C Wiley: Acetabular cup prosthesis assembly. Biomet, Barnes & Thornburg, May 28, 1991: US05019105 (109 worldwide citation)

An acetabular cup prosthesis assembly has an outer shell, a bearing insert, a locking collar, and a locking ring. The bearing insert is retained within the outer shell, which has a generally smooth, hemispherical outer surface. The bearing insert is adapted to receive the femoral head of a hip prost ...


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Robert W Zink, Roy C Wiley, Gregory P Nicholson, Michael Pearl: Method and apparatus for preparing a glenoid surface. Zimmer Technology, Baker & Daniels, November 13, 2007: US07294133 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating shoulder arthroplasty by providing a reference to establish version of the glenoid. In one form of the invention, a guide for positioning a guide pin to facilitate implantation of a glenoid prosthesis is provided. To properly position the guide pin, the guide ...


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David R Sarver, Roy C Wiley: Biocompatible implant and method of using same. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 27, 1994: US05376120 (88 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible implant for forming a barrier within a cavity formed in living tissue, the living tissue being at a first thermochemical state. The biocompatible implant includes a main body which is able to be inserted into the cavity. The biocompatible implant further includes a flange for securin ...


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Roy C Wiley: Apparatus for removing tissue during surgical procedures. Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 6, 1996: US05489291 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for removing tissue from a surgical site during a surgical procedure. The apparatus includes an abrading element for abrading the tissue during the surgical procedure. The abrading element has an abrading surface and at least one aperture disposed on the abrading surface. The apparatus ...


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Roy C Wiley, David R Sarver: Method for heating biocompatible implants in a thermal packaging line. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 23, 1993: US05263991 (31 worldwide citation)

A thermal packaging unit for a biocompatible implant. The thermal packaging unit includes a first compartment for storing the biocompatible implant. In addition, the thermal packaging unit further includes a second compartment which is operable to contain a chemical composition which is able to heat ...


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Roy C Wiley, Brian C Hodorek: Shoulder arthroplasty system. Zimmer Technology, Baker & Daniels, December 21, 2010: US07854768 (20 worldwide citation)

An implant system for total shoulder arthroplasties, hemi shoulder arthroplasties, and “reverse” total shoulder arthroplasties including a humeral stem having an enlarged head portion with interfaces adapted to removably receive various modular interchangeable components, such as articulating liners ...


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Anitra Durand Allen, Roy C Wiley, Louis Bigliani, Evan Flatow, Ian Kelly, George McCluskey, Anthony Miniaci, Gregory Nicholson, Michael Pearl, Ken Yamaguchi: Method and instruments for positioning humeral component during shoulder arthroplasty. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, October 1, 2013: US08545504 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a set of tools and accessories used for properly positioning a stemmed humeral component, and/or a humeral stem provisional, within a canal in the humerus. The set of tools and accessories includes one or more fin clamps that are configured to be temporarily attached ...



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